OSBI Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting In Shawnee
SHAWNEE, Oklahoma - Police are on the scene of an officer-involved shooting in Shawnee.
Officers with the Shawnee Police Department were called to a home near Wolverine Road and Leo Street around 2:00 a.m. Thursday. Shawnee Police Chief Wilson confirmed one suspect was injured during their response.
Officers were originally dispatched at the scene for a domestic call. Officers said they have been called to the specific address three times this week.
When officers arrived on scene, they were advised a suspect could be potentially armed with both a handgun and a shotgun. Once officers searched the property, they found the suspect standing in the doorway pointing a weapon at officers. The suspect did not fire his weapon at officers.
At that point, officers reportedly fired at the suspect, hitting him twice. Police identified the suspect as 27-year-old Dakota Prince. Prince was transferred to OU Medical Center.
Officers said at least 6 people were in the house, including teenagers, at the time of the incident, but no other injuries were reported. No officers were injured.
OSBI is investigating.